Imprints are fun . . . some say frivolous. But if you have any long-term plan to publish books, having an imprint is another way to claim your work. If you think really long term and are successful as an author you may want to publish other writers' works. Joanna Penn, not long ago, created … Continue reading Indie-Publishing 411: Chat with Vania and KT–Imprints
First off, Happy New Year! We hope your New Year is full of writing and publishing, and we also hope this chat series will help you in those endeavors during 2018. This blog series will help us too because let's face it, we all have issues finding content. We want to be interesting, but helpful. … Continue reading Indie Publishing 411: Chat with Vania and KT — How it began
Since I've already gotten all my presents from Santa, I'm going to be a little naughty in 2018. I'm going to be decadent, give in to my desires. I'm going to go against everything I've ever preached on this blog. I'm going to genre-hop. I know. I'm sorry. There are so many reasons not to … Continue reading I’m Going to be a Bad, Bad, Girl . . .
The other day, I got into a little spat with a couple people in a Facebook writer's group. Someone announced that they had just published their book. There were a lot of congratulations, but there was one woman who felt the need to edit this person's post. Yes, there was a typo in it. But … Continue reading Competitiveness. Let’s Not Talk About It
I've been blogging close to nothing these past few weeks. I've been sick, but not like, a flu/head cold/stomach bug thing that wouldn't go away. I've had an infection in the cartilage of my nose, and while the pain has been annoying and uncomfortable, it's been the antibiotics that have made me feel off for … Continue reading It’s Beginning to Look a lot like . . . Something the Cat Dragged in
"Was" is a nasty, dirty, filthy word, am I right? "Was" means, oh my God, you are writing in the passive voice, and all passive voice must be eradicated from your Work in Progress, or you are going to fall into the fiery depths of writing hell when you die. Indies are told it's bad, … Continue reading Let’s Talk about WAS
Last night I canceled my chat. I think there was some surprise, and there was a little disappointment. But I've been running it since April, and while it has been fun and I've made a lot of friends, I think I managed to get all that I could out of it. Let me explain. There … Continue reading Why I Canceled my Twitter Chat